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UFCW Local 21

UFCW Local 21
 

Organizer-In-Training

Based in Seattle, WA

 

Job Description:
UFCW Local 21 is currently looking for energetic people who want to make a difference in people's lives and be part of building a progressive union. Organizers-in-Training will work alongside UFCW Local 21 staff on an organizing campaign to develop union organizing skills. Organizer-in-Training is a temporary position with a bi-weekly stipend, wages and an option to enroll in benefits.

We are looking for candidates who care about others, have a passion for building power for working people, speak Cantonese or a language other than English, and are willing to engage in struggle.

Qualifications:
The successful candidate must be willing and excited to learn from experienced organizers, as well as be able to work with diverse groups of people. OIT’s must be committed to building power for working people and to the fight for racial, social and economic justice. Applicants must be able to demonstrate good communication and writing skills as well as general computer skills; the ability to problem solve, multi-task, and take initiative. Cantonese or other language skills are preferable, but not required.

The OIT role requires in-person work to be conducted around Seattle and King County.

Women and people of color are strongly encouraged to apply. UFCW 21 is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply
Please send your résumé and cover letter to Pia Rivera-Jones at privera@ufcw21.org using “Organizer-In-Training” as the subject of your email.

About UFCW Local 21
Building a Movement for the 21st Century - UFCW 21 is the largest private sector union in Washington State with over 45,000 members working in grocery stores and retail, healthcare and other industry jobs. UFCW 21 is led by a President and Secretary/Treasurer and a large representative member Executive Board. Our membership is among the youngest and most diverse in the labor movement. We are committed to building a powerful union that fights for economic, political and social justice in our work places and communities. Visit http://www.ufcw21.org for more information about our union.

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